Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
the ball like we had in law school. tell us the truth of what you're going to do. ryan used to do that when he was talking about the ryan budget. he put specifics in the ryan budget. scary to me, talking about privatizing social security, voucherizing medicare, but if that's what you want to do, tell the public. i don't want to see this candidacy -- i remember just weeks ago, mitt romney was a severe conservative. now he's trying to tell people he's not. i really just want this one, and i think biden's going to give it to us, to be raw, authentic truth telling in this debate. >> president obama said on the radio, he was talking to tom joyner on tom joyner's radio show. and he said he was just too pote. another sort of analysis of what went wrong. let's play a little bit of that. >> the debate, i think it's fair to say, i was just too polite. you know, because it's hard to sometimes just keep on saying what you're saying isn't true. it gets repetitive. >> would you say that was your analysis of how that went? was the problem in that debate that he was just too polite? >> well, i'm not -- i w
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
in mch's law. we went to find out for ourselves. take a look. woodward avenue, home of the model t and once the pride of highland park, michigan. now home to one of the worst performing school districts in the state. >> everybody is pointing their fingers at everybody else and nobody wants to take responsibility. >> reporter: claiming the district hasn't delivered on what state law requires, special assistance for students not read ing up to grade level. >> we felt given the dire conditions that a lawsuit was going to be the only route that would get everybody who needs to be at the table at the table, working together. >> so we went to see for ourselves. >> starting from the basis. that way nobody will be behind. >> just 25% of seventh graders in this district met state standards for reading last year and only 7% for math. it gets worse. in 11th grade, only 10% scored proficientally in reading and less than 5% in math. >> what do these kids deserve? >> equality, fairness. >> are they getting that? >> no. >> theodosia taught sixth through aeighth grade in highland park for years. s
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
coverage due to the law, part of a range of possibilities they and explored that also included the possibility that 3 million people would actually gain coverage. the actual conclusion of the study was a sharp dloin in employment-based health insurance as a result of the affordable health care act. they say that conclusion is unlikely. our verdict here is false. paul ryan, it so manies, soledad, was out on a limb there. >> and i think you can see, certainly by the interviews we've done there, john, people will be talking about afghanistan and whether or not paul ryan was talking about increasing american troops there. and then something we heard a lot as well is the -- you know, was joe biden a bully in the debate? did that have an impact or was that, as some of the democrats were saying this morning, if anybody is going to complain about smiling, that's an indication they lost the debate, if you will. >> i don't know how you fact check smiling. it is true that joe biden certainly smiled a lot and it is true he has very white teeth. while i have christine here, one thing that t